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The Connection Between Gut Issues and a Dysregulated Nervous System

Posted by Liz Tenuto on

Your body is an intricate system where every biological process and every organ is interconnected. This means that the health of one thing often influences the health of another — one example being the connection between your gut health and your nervous system. The Gut-Brain Axis To understand the link between gut issues and your nervous system, it's crucial to understand the concept of the gut-brain axis. This bidirectional communication system connects the gut and the brain, allowing them to influence each other's functions. The gut, often referred to as the "second brain," houses a complex network of neurons known as the enteric nervous system (ENS)....

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How Somatic Exercise Can Heal Your Gut Issues

Posted by Kelsey Juntwait on

Somatic exercises are an easy way to heal your gut health, improve your overall wellness, and increase cognitive function. We all know that a healthy gut is essential for overall wellbeing, but did you know that our gut health is also closely linked to our brain functions too? Our gut and brain communicate with each other through a complex network of neurons, hormones, and immune cells. This means that any disruption in our gut health can have a significant impact on our mental and emotional health as well. Which is why somatic exercises are important to add into a daily...

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